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New Student Activity Fee budget funds storage space for unrecognized student groups

On Sunday March 22, the GUSA Senate voted unanimously in support of the Student Activity Fee budget allocations to determine the financial fate of student groups on campus for the 2016 fiscal year. The budget also provides for… Read More

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On the Record with Joe and Connor: Post-GUSA Madness

Now that the tumult of the GUSA Executive Elections has concluded, it appears that the peaceful transfer of power from outgoing President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Vice President Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) to incoming President Joe Luther… Read More

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GUSA Executives propose pushing back third year housing requirement

Katherine Key (SFS ’15), President Trevor Tezel’s (SFS ’15) Executive Chief of Staff, presented the latest update on the third year housing requirement to the Senate. She explained that Tezel and his vice president, Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15),… Read More

GUSA’s FinApp budget, explained

A month after the Budget Summit, GUSA’s fearless Finance and Appropriation Committee passed its budget Sunday that distributed $998,400 among various boards and programs. The budget for the fiscal year of 2015 includes some new and exciting initiatives…. Read More

FinApp budget passes after long debate in GUSA senate meeting

In addition to swearing-in Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) as the new executives, GUSA passed the new FinApp budget proposal, which will cut out the Collegiate Readership Program, a program that places free national newspapers around campus. The bill… Read More

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Tezel and Jikaria sworn in as GUSA executives

After election results were certified Saturday, the newly appointed President and Vice president, Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15), respectively, gave their inaugural speeches Sunday. The two were sworn in separately and then gave their own speeches…. Read More

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GUSA begins to clarify University free speech policies

Sunday’s GUSA meeting featured a presentation by current GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) on the University’s free speech policy and what has been done to modify it since the Free Speech Forum in January and the following H*yas for… Read More

Breaking: Trevor and Omika winners of GUSA’s 2014 executive election

At 1:01 a.m., the GUSA Election Commission announced via Twitter that Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) are the winners of the 2014 GUSA executive election. This year, 3,517 students voted on Hoyalink, a 5.79 percent fall in turnout compared… Read More

Clearing up some GUSA confusion over sexual assault policies

If you have been living under a rock (or in the safety of your dorm room attempting to hide from the dreaded door knocking), you are probably well aware that Georgetown is now underway with the GUSA executive… Read More

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Vox’s pre-election analysis: Trevor and Omika have the momentum going into the election

Voting for the 2014 GUSA executive election began at midnight, and while students won’t find out the winner ’til tomorrow night, Vox thinks the winner will most likely be Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15), as they seem to have… Read More